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Virginia antisemitism commission blasts Israel boycotts, indirectly critiques Trump

The commission was chaired by Jeffrey Rosen, who is Jewish and served as the acting US Attorney General in the final month of the Trump administration.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
10/12/2022

Walmart employee kills seven, including himself, in Virginia shooting

Six other people were confirmed dead and four were being treated at area hospitals.

23/11/2022

Virginia shooting victim Mike Hollins leaves hospital

The shooter has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder, two counts of malicious wounding and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

By REUTERS
21/11/2022

3 dead, 2 injured at University of Virginia shooting, suspect in custody

The suspected shooter, Christopher Darnell Jones, is in the custody of the University of Virginia police.

By REUTERS
14/11/2022

US Education Department to investigate antisemitism complaint filed in Virginia school district

The US Education Department says it will investigate allegations of antisemitism within a Northern Virginia public school district brought by the Zionist Organization of America.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
12/11/2022

US midterms: Republicans on track to take control of the House

NBC News and Fox News projected John Fetterman won a critical US Senate seat in Pennsylvania, beating Republican Mehmet Oz.

By REUTERS
09/11/2022

US Navy tests capabilities of USVs at Virginia Beach

The USVs tested came in different sizes - from five to 36 feet (1.5 to 11 meters).

Oldest dinosaur in Africa discovered in Zimbabwe - study

The research that went into these discoveries was published on Wednesday in Nature. Mbiresaurus was a sauropodomorph, a long-necked dinosaur, and is estimated to have been about six feet tall.

Meaningful Israel education: Engaging today’s college students

Students are on a large spectrum of Israel knowledge, from knowing virtually nothing to having a full understanding of the creation and modern politics of Israel.

By PAIGE SIMUNEK
16/08/2022

Virginia school district apologizes for a swastika-like logo

The district's superintendent had said that the logo was supposed to be “four hands and arms grasping together.”

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
05/08/2022
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